I ve been reading a ton about hip hop lately and this book was super fun and satisfying The chapters on bad man Lore And Tricksters Were Especially and tricksters were especially Well it s interestingto a point After reading
it I definitely know than I started with about Gangsta rap though I didn t get as I definitely know than I started with about Gangsta rap though I didn t get as as I d hoped out of the book I felt like the multiethnic history of rap and hip hop was glossed over and the black versus white attitude emphasized too "Much A Really Great "A really great of gangsta rap culture and its rise to prominence The book is very sociological though The autho. In the late 1980s gangsta rap music emerged in urban America giving voice to and making money for a social group widely considered to be in crisis young poor black men From its local origins gangsta rap went on to flood the mainstream generating enormous popularity and profits Yet the highly charged lyrics public battles and hard fast lifestyles that characterize the genre have incited the anger of many public figures and proponents of family values Constantly engag.
Summary Õ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Eithne QuinnOut at anything that threatens his ego or stature If romantic partners possessed "no power to injure and had little narrative importance then so much time "power to injure and had little narrative importance then so much time not be spent firing brutal verbal salvos in their direction in misogynist rap there lies the tacit acknowledgement of women s power and importance and though like many other books I ve read there was this sense of leave the poor black men alone they go through enough maybe black women Are Kinda To Blame kinda to blame etc a very very interesting read To add to the intrigue the author is a Caucasian womansothere s tha. His book explains how and why this music genre emerged In Nuthin'but a G Thang uinn argues that gangsta rap both
and reinforced the decline in black culture and the great rise in individualist and entrepreneurial thinking that took place in the US after the 1970s Uncovering gangsta rap's deep roots in black working class expressive culture she stresses the music's aesthetic pleasures and complexities that have often been ignored in critical account. R uses a lot of huge words almost to prove she can use big words Besides having to reread numerous passages trying toReflected And Reinforced The Decline In Black
out what they hell she was getting at it was a very informative book Though Black women and female rappers weren t explored in nearly half as much detail as males though the author makes this salacious claim that made me PAUSE Since gangsta lyrics are centrally preoccupied with dramatizing power relations I would argue that the opposite sex is implicitly and often explicitly construed as powerful in gangsta rap The hard man strikes. Ing uestions of black identity and race relations poverty and wealth gangsta rap represents one "Of The Most Profound Influences "the most profound influences pop culture in the last thirty yearsFocusing on the artists Ice Cube Dr Dre the Geto Boys Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur uinn explores the origins development and immense appeal of gangsta rap Including detailed readings in urban geography neoconservative politics subcultural formations black cultural debates and music industry conditionsfigure out what they hell she was getting at it was a very informative book Though Black women